What is waste Management • • Waste management is the collection, transport, processing or disposal, managing and monitoring of waste materials

. materials produced by human activity

those who donot invest on recycling it will miss many job opportunities.All wants to visit places that are clean fresh and healthy.waste that are put to water bodies like rives causes water pollution. So this will affect ecosystems existing in the water.Effects of waste and bad waste Disposal Environmental Effects:     Surface water Contamination: . Pests and diseases: . Soil Contamination: .Mosquitoes esily breed in anything that holds water and it can cause diseas like malaria and dengue fever. So they have poor living standars so they will not attract good people like tourists and investors. . Economic Effects:   Municipal Welbeing: .Bad waste management practices can result in land and air pollutions and can cause respiratory problem. Also animals drinking it. If human or a animals eat the plant it can cause health problems. Recycling reveniue:. Pollution: .Hazardous chemicals that get into soil may harm the plants.

Advantages Requires minimum land Can be operated in any weather Volume of waste is reduced by half Produces stable odor free residue Disadvantage: 1. Sewage treatment: a process of treating raw sewage to produce a non toxic liquid effulent Incineration: a process of combustion designed to recover energy and reduce the volume of waste goin to disposal. Advantages 2.Some wastes cannot be recycled 3.Key to providing livable environment for the future.Methods of Waste Management  Recycling: the recovery of material from products after they have been used by consumers.High energy requirement   Landfill: the deposition of waste in a specially designated area. .Job opportunties Disadvantage: 1.Filled land can be reused for other purpses Disadvantage: 3.Expensive.Separation of useful material from waste difficult. Advantages 1. 2.    1234- Composting: an aerobic biological process of degrdadation of biodegradable organic matter. 2.Require proper planning design and operation.

So Play your part  Efficient and effective waste management is best achieved at house hold levels:So if everyone joins hand it can have a powerful positive effect on our environment.Reduce creating waste: for example at home instead of using tissue you can use towel Get your own shoping bag instead of using plastic bag Use old boxes to send parcels instead of buying a new one.Re use things that end up as waste: for example at home instead of using tissue you can use towel.       . Get your own shoping bag instead of using plastic bag. Here is what you can do: 1. 2. Use old boxes to send parcels instead of buying a new one.